Desur

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Desur
town panchayat
Desur Jain temple
Desur Jain temple
Desur is located in Tamil Nadu
Desur
Desur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°26′N 79°29′E / 12.43°N 79.48°E / 12.43; 79.48Coordinates: 12°26′N 79°29′E / 12.43°N 79.48°E / 12.43; 79.48
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTiruvanamalai
Elevation
114 m (374 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
604501

Desur is a Town panchayat in Tiruvanamalai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Geography[edit]

Desur is located at 12°26′N 79°29′E / 12.43°N 79.48°E / 12.43; 79.48.[1] It has an average elevation of 114 metres (374 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Desur had a population of 5156. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Desur has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79% and, female literacy is 60%. In Desur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Desur
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.